Advocate Rutger Jansen > Biesheuvel Jansen advocaten > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Biesheuvel Jansen advocaten
Stadionweg 137
1077 SL Amsterdam

Work Department

Corporate and M&A and Energy.


Rutger Jansen specialises in corporate law and contracting law, with a focus on projects, mergers and acquisitions, asset transactions, joint ventures and restructurings in the energy and technology sectors. Rutger advises both national and international clients.


Prior to founding Biesheuvel Jansen advocaten in 2014, Rutger worked for Stibbe both in Amsterdam and in London.


Dutch, English.


Rutger is a member of the Dutch Bar Association (2005).


Rutger holds a masters in law from the University of Amsterdam (corporate law) and an LL.M. in European Private Law from the Università degli Studi di Siena (Siena, Italy) (cum laude). He also attended INSEAD’s MBA Highlights Programme (Fontainebleau, France).



Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Private equity

Biesheuvel Jansen advocaten focuses on cross-border transactions, acting for Dutch and foreign private equity houses, companies and investors; key examples include Waterland Private Equity, Slingshot Ventures and Standard Investment. Rutger Jansen and Quirijn Biesheuvel jointly lead the practice, which also fields Wouter Brugma and Babette Waltman.

Netherlands > Energy: transactional

Biesheuvel Jansen advocaten is well-regarded for its transactional expertise in the onshore and offshore wind park, solar park, and biomass and biogas plant spheres. Led by Rutger Jansen, the firm handles a range of M&A, project financing and regulatory matters across the energy industry. Inge Timmerman is another name to note.

Netherlands > Energy: regulatory

Biesheuvel Jansen advocaten is noted for its energy transactional work and also advises on the regulatory aspects of transactions and projects. It focuses on the renewables space, and in particular onshore and offshore wind parks, biomass and biogas plants and solar parks. Practice head Rutger Jansen counts ENGIE Energie Nederland, Prowind and BayWa r.e as key clients.